The death of Edgar Allan Poe on October 7, 1849, has remained mysterious: the
circumstances ..... Many used Poe as a cautionary tale against alcohol and drugs.
In 1941, Arthur Hobson Quinn presented...
Jan 24, 2009 ... Edgar Allan Poe, Drugs, and Alcohol. ... heard anything against him except that
he is occasionally addicted to intoxication” (The Poe Log, p.
Edgar Allan Poe is considered a major figure in the American Romantic ....
Alcohol and drug addiction certainly won't make you a genius, but getting help for
Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849: learn more about this poet's life. ... because of his
frightening behavior when he was under the influences of alcohol or drugs.
Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. ... Lee
" in 1849 and began becoming seriously addicted to drugs and alcohol. In 1840 ...
Jun 14, 2011 ... -George W. Eveleth, letter to Edgar Allan Poe, January 11, 1848. One of ... Poe
biographer credits the idea that he was a habitual drug user, ... Considering the
popularity of the belief that Poe was an opium addict, it is rather ...
life and addictions of Edgar Allan Poe. Robert Patterson, MD ..... addict who was "
habitually fet- tered in the shackles of the drug" and confesses: "I had become a.
Poe, Edgar Allan (19 Jan. 1809-7 Oct. 1849), fiction writer, poet, and critic, was
born in Boston, Massachusetts, the second son of David Poe, Jr., and Elizabeth ...
I'm no authority on the subject, but it seems to me that he was an alcoholic. And
from reading some of his stuff, I'd say he probably used drugs ...
Edgar Allan Poe — 'I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I ...
tags: addiction, alchohol, drinking, drugs, loneliness, melancholy, pain.